This tour is designed to discover Rome's underground treasures. We will visit Cripta dei Cappuccini, Basilica of St. Clement and Catacombs of St. Callixtus.Our driver will pick you up at your accommodation in Rome. We will start the tour exploring the Catacombs themselves in which were buried tens of martyrs, 16 popes and very many Christians. Afterwards, we will visit the three different chronological and structural layers of the Basilica of St. Clement. Using a stairway we will reach the lower basilica, which is dated back to 4th century AD and preserves wonderful medieval frescoes. Running down through another stairway we will arrive in a third underground level, whose structures are dated back to first century AD where we will find a complex of ancient roman houses. Finally, we will visit the Cripta dei Cappuccini located just under the Church Santa Maria della Concezione.
A wonderful private tour to discover Rome's Underground treasures. Are included the skipe the line tickets, the private transportation by a comfortable Mercedes Minivan and the guidance by certified Guide. - Pick up at the travellers' accommodation in Rome and transfer to the Catacombs. - Visit of Catacombs of St. Callixtus just outside Rome, at the beginning of the Appian Way, close the church of "Quo Vadis?", where there is a rare example of "Mitreum". - Transfer to Basilica of St. Clement, not far from the Coliseum and the Domus Aurea. - Visit of Basilica of St. Clement of the fourth century. - Transfer to Cripta dei Cappuccini at the Church "Santa Maria della Concezione" on Via Veneto next to Piazza Barberirini. - Visit of Cripta dei Cappuccini, It contains the skeletal remains of 3,700 bodies believed to be Capuchin friars buried by their order. - Drop off at the travellers' accommodation